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'Dimple' in road at Market and Kerr intersection

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videoWhat witnesses are calling a dimple, or the start of a sinkhole, is forming at Market Street and Kerr Avenue in Wilmington. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach drawbridge closing tonight

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video The Wrightsville Beach drawbridge will be closing tonight from 11:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Full story...
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NC DOT testing new signs on Greensboro interstates

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The state Transportation Department is testing eight electronic signs on interstates in Greensboro to make sure they work correctly. Full story...
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NCDOT to hold public meeting for the proposed widening of NC 211 in Brunswick County

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The NC Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 28 regarding the proposed widening of NC 211 near St. James in Brunswick County. Full story...
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DOT shows off plans to ease Wilmington-Leland congestion

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video Drivers throughout our area have one common gripe: traffic. The roads between Wilmington and Leland are especially frustrating, but the state has some plans that could make the trip a little easier. Full story...
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Safety device makes difference in high-speed crash

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The Toyota sedan hit a safety device mounted on the back of a DOT work truck. DOT officials say the crash impact attenuator is designed for the situations like this, and is the reason no one was killed. Full story...
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DOT will review River Road safety after crash kills two cyclists

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The accident Sunday that killed a father and son bicycling on River Road in New Hanover County has many people asking questions about the road and its safety. Full story...
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Painting to close bridge nightly through late July

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The DOT says the bridge will be closed in both directions each night so crews can finish a painting project that started a year ago. Full story...
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DOT looking for input on Skyway project

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The state Department of Transportation wants to know what you think about the the Cape Fear Skyway project. Full story...
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NC officials say agreement brings railroad grant

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North Carolina transportation officials say they've reached an agreement that will allow them to obtain $461 million in federal grants to improve train service. Full story...
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Southport-Ft. Fisher Ferry to run abbreviated schedule

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The NC Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be running an abbreviated schedule at its Southport-Fort Fisher route today and Wednesday to perform annual maintenance to the ferry ramps. Full story...
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Painting resumes on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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With beautiful weather forecast, it's sure to be a busy weekend around the region, but there's some road work that could affect your plans. Full story...
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NCDOT wants your feedback on future projects

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The NC Department of Transportation is seeking public input on the proposed final version of the State Transportation Improvement Plan. This plan lists all the projects that will use federal funds between now and 2016. NCDOT is required by the federal government to have a plan and receive public input on it. Full story...
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Turnpike Authority hosts public workshops on Cape Fear Skyway Project

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The NC Turnpike Authority has scheduled two Citizens’ Informational Workshops regarding the proposed Cape Fear Skyway in Brunswick and New Hanover counties. The workshops are open to the public, and anyone interested in finding out more about the project is encouraged to attend. Full story...
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Road contracts include $6.4 million for Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender

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NC Department of Transportation Chief Operating Officer Jim Trogdon announced yesterday that 20 contracts totaling $159 million have been awarded for highway and bridge projects across North Carolina, including one project funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. NCDOT awarded the contracts to the lowest bidders, as required by state law. Full story...
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